Heyman Center Global Events

Cultural Economy and Intellectual Property

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013

The term “cultural economy” has been employed by scholars interested in the cultural dimensions of financial and commercial activities as well as by those interested in the economics of culture in societies past and present. In pairing this term with intellectual property, the fifth annual ISHTIP workshop seeks to stimulate interdisciplinary discussion about the different ways culture and economy interact and how their interactions shape norms and regulations pertaining to IP.

Does the concept of security assume a distinctive cultural form in the midst of deafening patriotic calls for protection and precaution? This lecture explores the role of culture and the arts in cultivating an ethic and aesthetic of "living side by side" that contributes to our contemporary understanding of "cosmopolitan right" (Kant). 

Crisis: Greece, Europe, the World—A Two-Day Symposium

Monday, September 24, 2012 - Tuesday, September 25, 2012

This two-day symposium is organized in collaboration with Columbia Golobal Centers-Europe at Reid Hall, Paris.  It will feature fillmakers Constantine Giannaris and Syllas Tzoumerkas, as well as global labor historian Marcel van der Linden, economist Jacques Delpy, and Historian and Heyman Center Director Mark Mazower.  For more information, please visit the Reid Hall web page.  


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